Michael is the Founder and CEO Emeritus of TaraVista and MiraVistaBehavioral Health Centers as well as TaraVista HealthPartners, a psychiatric and addiction medicine consultation and management firm. Dr. Krupa is a licensed Psychologist whose career spans 30 years during which he has held CEO, COO and department leadership positions for both not-for-profit and for-profit health care institutions. In addition to founding two hospitals, Dr. Krupa has consulted to and managed psychiatric services in over 60 health care organizations. His work has brought hope and healing to countless individuals and families in need.
Throughout his career, Dr. Krupa has been a relentless advocate for the need for quality mental health and substance use treatment. In opening both MiraVista and TaraVista, he substantially expanded access to these critical services in Massachusetts in particular addressing the need for child and adolescent inpatient care. His work with community hospitals and agencies nationwide has brought needed resources to these organizations and enabled them to continue to provide behavioral health treatment to their communities with improved patient outcomes.
Dr. Krupa has extensive experience with reimbursement and financial metrics, regulatory compliance, and with all aspects of inpatient and ambulatory operations within psychiatry and substance use care. He is known for his leadership and team development approach to improving organizational performance, which has led to sustainable improvements in patient care and hospital operations. Dr. Krupa has served on numerous boards including The Brattleboro Retreat, Concord Prison Outreach, Amesbury Psychological Associates, Adoptions with Love, The Boston Institute for Psychotherapy and LearnWell. Dr. Krupa earned his doctoral degree from Harvard University and held an appointment at Harvard Medical School as a clinical supervisor of psychology and psychiatry trainees for ten years.